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Re: Subelement addressing

From: <lee@sq.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 97 01:05:24 EDT
Message-Id: <9706180505.AA03333@sqrex.sq.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Tim wrote:
> The idea is to introduce a new XML-link locator keyword STRING
> that would work as follows:
A better example might be
    STRING(7, 8, "Priscilla")
if I understand you correctly, or does the string "LITERAL" actually
have to appear?

If I have it right, this seems very sensible.  It's a special case of
TEI's pattern matching, of course.

> which would denote a location at the 8th character following the beginning
> of the 7th match to the literal LITERAL.

> However, such a keyword would have to appear at the *end* of a 
> chain of locator keywords.

Shame.  It would be useful to link to the whole of the first footnote
containing the string "Francis Bacon"...

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